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Questions tagged [caml-query]

An XML-based language that is used to build and customize Web sites based on SharePoint Team Services from Microsoft.

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CAML query limitation of values in IN operator

I have less than 5000 items in my library. I want to get 530 items by ids. So I am using following query. <Where> <In> <FieldRef Name="ID" /> <Values> <...
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Where can i download the U2U CAML query Builder for Sharepoint 2010?

I have try to download form below links. But the site is not opening. http://www.u2u.be/res/Tools/files/CamlBuilderSetupv4.0.0.0.zip . http://www.u2u.be/res/tools/camlquerybuilder.aspx http://www....
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CAML Now Instead of Today - CAML Bug?

I have a CAML query, in which the <Where> node looks like: <Where> <Leq> <FieldRef Name='PublishedDate'/> <Value Type='DateTime'> <Today/> </...
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How to get current user with javascript?

I have a list . I want select items of list with a special quary.(get items that created with current user). Then get count of items. I use this code for get current user : function Initialize() { ...
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Get Items Under Folder CAML

I am trying to retrive all items that are under a certin folder, in a document library. this is what i have so far List DocumentsList = clientContext.Web.Lists.GetByTitle(list); CamlQuery camlQuery ...
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Syntax for including fields dynamically in CSOM query?

What is the proper syntax for including fields dynamically in a CSOM listitems query? For example, this would apparently work: foreach (string field in fields) { clientContext.Load(items, includes ...
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CAML query to filter items by Content Type, independent of column name

In a SharePoint list I have a column, created using a custom content type. Let's say, the content types is "MyContentType". I used in a column "My Custom Column". Need to filter out items if the "My ...
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Building CAML query with AND and Order by Clause

Hi I am trying to build a query using caml query builder - Below is the query (The query = get the values only whose address = 1234st AND LastName = Doe) - I believe the placement of AND operator is ...
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How to write CAML queries filtering on ModStat (Approved, Rejected) when using Language Packs?

When using content approval the CAML for retrieving (say) just Approved Items is <Query> <Where> <Eq> <FieldRef Name="_ModerationStatus" /> <Value Type="...
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CAML query for field of type “Person or Group” which allows multiple selections

Consider a list which has a column of type "Person or Group" (single selection) witch contains a SharePoint group. I want to return all rows for which the group is within a list. I know the IDs of the ...
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Caml to get today's birthdays

I have a list with birthday field (DateTime). How do I write caml query to retrieve only the records where birthday falls on today (i.e. only comparing day and month value of birthday column to today'...
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Can a CAML query find all documents that were ever modified by a specific user?

I'm trying to list all documents that were (ever) modified by a specific user, using a CAML query like this one: var query = new CamlQuery{ ViewXml = "<View Scope='Recursive'>" + "<...
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SharePoint 2010 CAML Query fails when indexed columns used

I have an SPQuery that has been working fine until my list hit 500 items: q.Query = "<Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='DefectID' /><Value Type='Counter'>" + DefectID + "</Value>...
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How to write CAML Query with more than 3 AND Condition

I have search and see the way how to write CAML Query with 3 AND conditions. However, I am not sure how to write CAML Query with more than 3 AND conditions may be with 4 or 5 AND conditions. Can any ...
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Caml query builder Office 365 Sharepoint Online

Does anyone knows where to find a CAML query builder that I can use for Office 365, Sharepoint Online? (if there exists one)
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CAML Query with Date Range

I'm writing an SPSiteDataQuery and I am having issues with the Query property. I need to return all results where the Record_x0020_Yr_x0020_End_x0020_Date is between 12/31 of the current year and 90 ...
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sharepoint caml is fast - how?

We all know that Caml is faster than using linq, since linq internally gets translated to caml. But can anyone explain how caml is best to do sharepoint queries or how it is fast or what makes it ...
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How to query using CAML when a value has < in the value

I'm using SPServices to query a list, using CAML, and the column I'm searching (Title) have values that contains < and >. Is there anyway I can use CAML to find these values? It seems that I'm ...
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How to Combine IN-Opeator with LookupIds in a caml-query?

I want to build a CAML - Query using the IN - Tag. The queried Column is a lookup-field to a Title of another list. When I query using the text-property everything works fine: <Where> &...
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Can I order by Content Type in a CAML query?

Is it possible to order by content type in a CAML query? I seem to always get the same result no matter what I do with the Order by. Ordering by ID instead works perfectly. query.Query = @" <...
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CAML: Filter URL field on description (not on URL)

I have a list with an URL-field. Nothing special, just the OOTB Hyperlink-field. I want to execute a CAML-query that selects items with a certain value in the description part of the URL-field. CAML ...
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CAML query builder that supports inner joins?

I'm Looking for a query builder that can assist me in creating CAML queries that will contain inner joins. Does anything like this exist? Update: To ask my question more clearly, I am looking for a ...
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caml query to get listitem by Name field

I am trying to check if a filename exists in the 'Name' column of Shared Docs Library. I think only CAML could help here. So I made this query "<Where><Eq><FieldRef Name='Name' />&...
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Why is my CAML query working in CAML Builder but not in the application?

I have a CAML query that queries a calendar list and I want it to return all the items in the list with an EventDate of today or later, ordered in ascending order. The CAML query I'm using is this: &...
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Using CAML Builder Is it possible to query the items from multiple list in SharePoint 2013?

I have three lists like List1, List2, List3. I need to retrieve an item based on conditions, Is this possible to query the items from multiple lists using Caml query builder tool U2U. I am not sure ...
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Make CAML query with in rest api call

I have a SharePoint list and i need to get the list items by using JSOM.how to add CAML query with in the API method? i have used the below code var url = "/_api/Web/Lists/GetByTitle('list')/...
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How to use GroupBy in CAML query

I have simple list, consisting of 2 columns - Date, Order. Now what I want to do, is to GroupBy Date and count orders. So, for example if I have following items Date Order 08/10/2012 5 08/...
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CAML query recurrent events problem

Here is the code I use: SPQuery query = new SPQuery(); query.ExpandRecurrence = true; query.CalendarDate = new DateTime(2013, 1, 1); query.Query = @" <Where> <DateRangesOverlap> ...
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CAML query on Sharepoint List without duplicates

How can I retrieve all elements in a List ignoring duplicate entries So if List A contains: Employee A Employee A Employee B Employee B Employee C Employee D Employee E I want to get ...
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CAML Query Lookup/Choice Value Type as Text

So, here is some lines of code that I write to retrieve data from SharePoint list using CAML query. string qryCaml = string.Format( @"<Where> <And> <Eq> ...
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When I execute a CAML query, how do I know what ListItem details I can include?

I was querying a SharePoint library, trying to retrieve some file attributes. Apparently some things like FileType and Date are not supported, even though those fields are listed as a built in field. ...
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<Eq>-CAML delivers wrong result

I have a strange problem, maybe someone here may have a helpful suggestion. I have a list, with a Note-Field, containing a Url: http://dev-wilma/results.aspx?r=owstaxIdGeschaeftsfallart:|fa543359-...
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Change sort order in returned ItemsCollection

I am fetching a collection of items from a list using a CAML query. The returned items are then populated in my custom HMTL table. There is, however, another HTML table for which I need the same ...
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How do I query a list using CAML and SPQuery?

I have a SPList but I don't need to go through everything in that list. I need to establish a CAML query so I can limit the list items. Then, go thru each item from the query result and do something. ...
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Where can I find a list of CAMLvariables and ServerVariables?

Having some trouble finding a list of these variables. Any help would be greatly appreciated. More specifically, when I see this on the page: <ParameterBinding Name="UserID" Location="CAMLVariable"...
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Ignore Null Values in OrderBy Asc While creating CAML Query

I have 3 Columns in my List Id Name SortBy 1 A 1 2 B 3 C 2 4 D 3 and my CAML query is : Query = @"<OrderBy><FieldRef Name='SortOrder' Ascending='False' /&...
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Selecting only PowerPoint files in a CAML query

I am trying to select all PowerPoint files in a list. How do I do that? Up until now I used this: class UsedIn { private static NetworkCredential credential = new NetworkCredential("login", "pwd", "...
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Need help with CAML in CQWP

I tried to implement a CQWP web part that could show me all the checked-out files following this guide: http://www.the-north.com/sharepoint/post/Further-Customise-CQWP-to-Display-Draft-and-Checked-Out-...
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SPServices Autocomplete and dynamic CAML query

I have two Text filter web parts (Project and Customer Name) with Apply Filters button for one list. There is a SPServices.SPAutocomplete on each and it works great. Now, I want to show the values in ...
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Using Date offset in CAML query

In SharePoint 2010, Inned to get items from a list based on a condition. Considering one of the fields to be 'EventDate' of type DateTime, the condition is: (EventDate - 60 Days) <= Today <= (...
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CAML query not working

I have written following CAML query to Retrieve items which are due in 7 days, It doesn't seems to be working, Please let me know what I missed ? string internalEndDate = web.Lists["List Name"]....
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How to build a CAML query with where clause

I have this CAML below and i'm tring to do something like this. Where username ='username' and id = 'id' <Query> <Where> <And> <Eq> ...
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Is there a way to get Folder object from ListItem one?

This is my first post, so I'd like to say hello to everyone. I'm trying to get Folder object by its path in SharePoint 2010 client application using Client Side Object Model (.Net 4.0). I need to ...
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How to query list with >5000 items in SharePoint Online?

I want to query a list in SharePoint Online which has >5000 items. How can I do it? Right now it is showing me thresh hold limit error when I am trying to query the list.
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How to retrieve list hyperlink field values?

I know how to retrieve items like Title etc. I can query the columns and fetch data. But it doesnt show the hyperlinks. Appreciate if someone can help me out! getListItem.get_item('Link').get_url();
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Sharepoint REST API - Using caml query and select/expand to get lookup data

I have a Sharepoint app and I use a caml query to filter the data I get back: var caml = "<View><Query><Where><And><Contains><FieldRef Name='PublishingPageLayout' ...
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Error in CAML Query with multiple “AND”

When I run the following query I get an error: <Where> <And> <Eq> <FieldRef Name="IssueLOB" LookupId="TRUE" /> <Value Type="Lookup">1</...
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Adding IsNotNull and ViewFields in CAML Query

Trying to add IsNotNull parameter and ViewFields paramter but throwing an error. Am I inserting incorrectly or missing something to make sure this executes correctly? Seems like View is bring back all ...
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CAML query error when creating SPQuery query

I have this CAML query var query = new SPQuery{ Query = string.Format(@"<Where> <Or> <Or> <Or> &...
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SPService GetListItems with CAML : can't get example to work

enter code hereI am using an example I found on codeplex of SPServices with CamlQuery to try to get list item values with where clause on the ID. For whatever reason this doesn't seem to work for me; ...